Keele ranked in World top 100 best young universities


Posted on 31 May 2012
The new ranking gives us a glimpse of the future, hinting at who the future Harvard and Cambridge universities may be

Keele University has been ranked 61st in the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 league table of the world’s best young universities.

The THE 100 Under 50 lists the world’s best 100 universities under the age of 50 years.
 
Keele University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nick Foskett, said: "This shows that Keele's excellent teaching and research is once more being recognised on the world stage. It is particularly appropriate that during the 50th Anniversary of our Royal Charter the progress made by the University over a relatively short time has resulted in Keele being placed in the world's top 100 young universities.

Phil Baty, the editor of Times Higher Education Rankings, said: “The innovative Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 is not about the old institutions that dominate the traditional rankings: it is about a new breed of global universities – those that have managed to join the world’s top table in just decades rather than centuries, and others showing great promise for the future.

“The new ranking gives us a glimpse of the future, hinting at who the future Harvard and Cambridge universities may be.”

The THE 100 Under 50 complements the annual THE World University Rankings, which are published in the autumn, and the THE World Reputation Rankings, which are published in March.

For more information, media comment from Phil Baty or to request a Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 logo, please email rankings@timeshighereducation.co.uk.

The full results of the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 can be found here.